Graduated from Albuquerque Academy H.S. in New Mexico in 2012...had a big junior season in 2011 as he was named first-team All-State and set a New Mexico season record with 19 home runs...battled injuries his senior year and was drafted by Boston in the 29th round of the June 2012 draft... opted to attend LSU...Received many accolades in his three years at LSU, including his junior season of 2015... named a First-Team All-American, was a Gold Glove Award winner and was a Golden Spikes Award finalist, which goes to the top collegiate player in the country...Finished his career batting .337 (265x786) with 56 doubles, 10 triples, 21 homers, 148 RBI, 153 runs and 66 stolen bases... committed just nine errors in 359 chances...Played in the 2015 Houston College Classic at Minute Maid Park for LSU and was named to the All-Tournament Team hitting .385 (5x13), with three runs scored, a double, and three stolen bases...Drafted with the second overall selection in the June 2015 draft...signed by Astros scout Justin Cryer...Is the National Fund Chair for the LSU Alumni Association...helps LSU raise dollars through the LSU Alumni Association Alumni Fund to support scholarships, professorships, faculty awards and other programs of excellence that touch all areas of university life...Helped establish the Baton Rouge Area Foundation, which directed donations toward the Louisiana Flood Relief Fund after devastating floods hit the southern Louisiana region...various MLB and LSU alumni joined Bregman in creating the foundation...Was added to the Astros 40-man roster on July 25, 2016...is currently signed through the 2017 season.
Made his Major League debut with the Astros, after he was selected with the second overall pick in the 2015 MLB draft...was named the Astros Minor League Player of the Year, ESPN.com Prospect of the Year, MLB Pipeline Hitter of the Year and a Baseball America Minor League All-Star...was named the 2016 USA TODAY Minor League Player of the Year...became the first player in Houston franchise history to receive the award, which was created in 1988 and is given annually to the top performing prospect in the game... batted .264 with a .791 OPS (.313 OBP/.478 SLG) in 49 games in the Majors...recorded 24 extra-base hits (13 doubles, 3 triples, 8 home runs)...began his career in the Majors just 1x32 in eight total games...in his final 41 games, batted .308 (52x169) with eight homers, 32 RBI, and a .917 OPS (.355 OBP/.562 SLG)...in that span, led Astros hitters in batting average and RBI (34), while ranking second in homers (8), second in slugging (.562), second in runs scored (31), second in doubles (13), fourth in hits (50)...made 48 starts with Houston: 40 at third base, four at shortstop, three as designated hitter and one at second base...appeared in one game in left field on July 30 at Detroit...among AL rookies with at least 200 at-bats, ranked fifth in OPS (.791), fourth in slugging (.478), ninth in RBI (34) and tied for 11th in homers (8)...his slugging percentage ranked seventh by an Astros rookie all-time...spent the first four months of the season in the minors...was selected to the Major League roster on July 25, and made his Major League debut that night vs. the Yankees at Minute Maid Park...recorded his first Major League hit on July 31 vs. DET...was his fifth start at third base in his sixth career game...on Aug. 5 vs. TEX, went 3x5, becoming the youngest third baseman in club history (22 years, 129 days old) to record a three-hit game (previously Jimmy Paredes at 22 years, 257 days old on Aug. 9, 2011 at ARI)...had a four game, multi-hit game streak from Sept. 2-5...was tied for the second longest multi-hit game streak by an Astros player during the season...went 9x19 (.474) with a double, triple, two home runs and six RBI during the run...had a careerlong 25 game on-base streak which spanned from Aug. 16-Sept. 11...was tied for the third-longest streak by an Astros rookie in club history with Chris Johnson's 25-game streak in 2010, trailing streaks by Gerald Young (29g in 1987) and Greg Gross (27g in 1974)...batted .346 (37x107) with seven doubles, three triples, eight homers, 28 RBI, .391 OBP during the streak...had a career-long 10-game hitting streak from Sept. 2-11...was the longest by an Astros rookie since George Springer hit in 11 straight games in 2014...batted .378 (17x45) with a 1.182 OPS with nine extra base hits (3 doubles, 3 triples and 3 homers) during the streak...on Sept. 14, left the game with right hamstring discomfort after running to third base on a Tyler White groundout...missed the next 11 games, and returned to action as a pinch-hitter on Sept. 27 vs. SEA...hit a game-tying pinch-hit single in the 6th inning of RHP Felix Hernandez that game, in what was his first career pinch-hit appearance...in his final outing of the season, made a start at third base on Sept. 28...recorded an RBI-single in the 5th inning, which was his 34th RBI of the season...became one of just five players in franchise history to record 34 RBI in his first 49 career games... also: George Springer (36 in 2014), Hunter Pence (34 in 2007), J.D. Martinez (34 in 2011) and Carlos Correa (34 in 2015)...in 80 combined games between Triple A Fresno (18g) and Double A Corpus Christi (62g), hit .306 (96x314) with 71 runs, 22 doubles, two triples, 20 HR, 61 RBI and a .986 OPS (.406 OBP/.580 SLG), with more walks (47) than strikeouts (38)...was a 2016 Texas League Midseason All-Star and also participated in the 2016 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game...fell a home run shy of the cycle in the Futures Game, going 3x5 with a double and a triple in a start at third base...led all Double A players in OPS (.975) prior to his promotion to Triple A on June 30...during his 18 games at Triple A, hit six HR with a .333 avg. and 1.015 OPS.
Began his professional career after signing with the club on June 25...split his season between Class A Quad Cities (29g) and Class A Advanced Lancaster (37g) combining to hit .294 (80x272) with 13 doubles, four home runs, 34 RBI and a .366 on-base percentage...played 29 games for Quad Cities, hitting .259 (29x112) with five doubles, one home run and 13 RBI before a promotion to Lancaster on July 27...finished his season with the JetHawks hitting .319 (51x160) with eight doubles, four triples, three home runs, 21 RBI and an .839 OPS in the regular season...had a tough start at Lancaster, going 2x19 in his first five games...rebounded to hit .377 (43x114) with 20 RBI in 26 games in August...played in three postseason games for Lancaster, going 3x14 with a double and three RBI.